Evil casts a long shadow over BBC America's promising new thriller Ripper Street (Saturday, 9/8c). Set amid the grimy slums of London's Whitechapel district in the immediate wake of Jack the Ripper's reign of slaughter, this absorbing 19th-century procedural depicts police work complicated by widespread public panic that each new murder might herald the return of the phantom fiend.
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler
You knew it was going to be a funny night as soon as Amy Poehler and Tina Fey were named co-hosts of the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards — and the comedic BFFs didn't disappoint.
In their opening monologue, the Saturday Night Live alums proved they weren't going to hold anything back, slamming everyone, including "the rat-faced people of television," Ricky Gervais and even director Kathryn Bigelow's famous ex.
Fox has given a pilot order to a comedy project from Parks and Recreation's Mike Schur and Dan Goor, TVGuide.com has learned.
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Amy Poehler and Tina Fey
Thanks to the mix of TV and film stars, and the plentiful supply of free booze, the Golden Globes are known as the best party in Hollywood. Although only a select few can score an invite to the Beverly Hilton Hotel, everyone is free to join the WitStream party!
VIDEO: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are predictably awesome in first Golden Globes promo
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Justin Bieber is bringing his swag to Saturday Night Live next month. The singer will host and perform on the long-running NBC hit on Feb. 9, Billboard reports.
Adam Levine is set to bring his "moves like Jagger" to Saturday Night Live later this month. The Voice coach will host the NBC sketch comedy show on January 26.
Chyler Leigh and Eric Dane
Deaths! Interrogations! Plane crashes! Breakups! Weddings! Catfights! Sex dreams! TV had it all this year. From Desperate Housewives' fitting farewell to Fringe's powerful flash-forward, 2012 served up some remarkable hours of television, and we've assembled the top 25 episodes. Which ones made the cut? Tune in all week to see the full list.
What were the best TV shows of 2012?
Here are the first five in our countdown...
This week, Paul McCartney stood in for Kurt Cobain to front a semi-reunited Nirvana at the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit concert (and later on Saturday Night Live), and there were touching tributes to the Newtown shooting victims from SNL and The Voice. The cast of Downton Abbey acted out scenes from Breaking Bad, we met the most easily scared man in the world and/or Norway, and Anne Hathaway and Samuel L. Jackson had a "sad-off" about their upcoming movies: Les Miserables and Django Unchained, respectively.
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The Voice finale is known for being a lively few hours of splashy song and dance, but before the top three performed on Monday, the series paid a touching tribute to the fallen children and faculty killed in Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Coaches Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton and CeeLo Green joined the top three, host Carson Daly, Christina Milian and former Season 3 contestants on stage for a moving rendition of "Hallelujah."